Altered laboratory thyroid parameters indicating hypothyroidism in elderly subjects.

@article{Maugeri1996AlteredLT,
  title={Altered laboratory thyroid parameters indicating hypothyroidism in elderly subjects.},
  author={Domenico Maugeri and G Carnazzo and Mario Russo and Fabio Di Stefano and Sarah E. Catanzaro and Stella Maria Campagna and Giuseppina Colonna Romano and C M Franz{\'e} and Massimo Motta and Pietra Panebianco},
  journal={Archives of gerontology and geriatrics},
  year={1996},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={61-70}
}
The altered laboratory thyroid parameters indicating hypothyroidism were evaluated in a series of 3015 subjects over 65 years of age by determining total T3, total T4 and TSH. In addition, clinical signs of hypothyroidism were recorded in a subsample of 300 randomly selected elderly. Our results showed a high prevalence of altered laboratory thyroid… CONTINUE READING